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Tech: Introducing Pixel, our new phone made by Google

Introducing Pixel, our new phone made by Google Brian Rakowski VP, PRODUCT MANAGEMENT Today, we announced for the first time a family of products that brings people the best of Google through hardware and software made by Google. We're excited that the lineup features the first phone made by Google inside and out — Pixel. For those of you who have followed Google closely, that name may sound familiar to you because we've used the Pixel name in the past for consumer hardware products that represented an overall premium Google experience. Many of you may also be familiar with the Nexus program. Since 2010, we’ve partnered closely with mobile handset partners around the world to bring you the best of Android. Through Nexus, the goal was to work with these various partners to push the boundaries of what’s possible with a smartphone. We’ve now decided to take the next step and provide our take on the best Google experience, by bringing hardware and

10 things in tech you need to know today

Here's the tech news you need to know to start your week. 1.  Another big European startup just delayed its IPO plans. HelloFresh, which is worth $3 billion (£2 billion), is postponing the flotation "because of "concern about investor demand and valuation, and general 'market volatility,'" reports. 2.  Snapchat is closing the gap on Facebook video with a reported 6 billion views to Facebook's 8 billion.  Snapchat has confirmed the view count but declined to comment further. 3.  Apple has defeated a class action lawsuit brought against it by its retail employees.  Employees are subject to searches to ensure they haven't stolen anything, and argued they should be reimbursed for the time spent doing so. 4.  A mysterious electric car startup is building a $1 billion factory in California.   Faraday Future has been searching for a site for its new manufacturing plant. 5.  Europe is trying to reach a new data transfer pact by early 2